Escaping the sidecontrol is one of the biggest challenges any beginner faces and it’s paramount to mastering bjj or even just saying you have rudimentary skills.
Coming out of side control is no joke, especially when heavily outweighed by your opponent.
But how do you go about learning to escape a really tight sidecontrol?
Master Pedro Sauer breaks down the mechanic of side control escaping in only the way he can. This is one of those videos that is so simple yet has so much value in it.
Learn from one of America’s most respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors, with 8th-Degree Black Belt Pedro Sauer’s instruction on the principles of escaping bad positions.
- Get out of every variation on the side control position with Professor Sauer’s fundamentals and techniques for reliable escapes.
- Use proper framing and body mechanics to create space and escape, even against opponents in a scarf hold or reverse scarf hold.